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A study in the New England Journal of Medicine shows more than half of patients with a specific kind of lung cancer are responding positively to a treatment that targets the gene that drives their cancer.
SARASOTA, Fla., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Doug Abel blamed his severe fatigue and muscle pain on his long hours as a cross-country trucker. He began to develop frequent lung infections, and his chest hurt from constant coughing. Finally, his wife insisted he see the family doctor.
The identification of an oncogene (called BRF2) specific to lung squamous cell carcinoma suggests that genetic activation of this oncogene could be used as an identification marker for this type of lung cancer.
Cancer stem cells have enticed scientists because of the potential to provide more durable and widespread cancer cures by identifying and targeting the tumor's most voracious cells.
BOSTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer stem cells have enticed scientists because of the potential to provide more durable and widespread cancer cures by identifying and targeting the tumor's most voracious cells.
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is a highly malignant digestive tumor with a very poor prognosis.
Research published in the June edition of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology sought to investigate the time trends of surgical outcomes of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) between 1979 and 2008.
Detection and removal may lower cancer risk.
In the largest study to date of a rare and deadly form of bladder cancer, researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit found radiation therapy may not improve a patient's chances for survival.
Cancer of the pancreasâ€“â€“a glandular organ that lies behind the stomach and secretes vital enzymes and hormonesâ€“â€“seldom is detected in early stages, making treatment difficult and survival statistics particularly grim.
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